Daily Archives: 2022-05-09

2022-05-09: News Headlines

Staff (2022-05-09). Cape Verde: Ulisses Correia Admits Kidnapping of Alex Saab was an Exchange for Cooperative Security. orinocotribune.com The Prime Minister of Cape Verde, Ulisses Correia, admitted that the kidnapping and delivery of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was the product of a compromise between the African nation and the United States government. | Correia's response, after the Cape Verdean government's authorization to arbitrarily transfer Alex Saab to Miami, was due to the international commitments that are convenient for the small island nation, as indicated in a press release. | "We are a country with international commitments (sic)… We have to give something in return for our participation in cooperative security," the prime minister…

Staff (2022-05-09). ISIL claims responsibility for attack on Egyptian troops. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — ISIL terrorist group on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack that targeted a water pumping station east of the Suez Canal, killing at least 11 soldiers.

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-08). Argentina will attend BRICS summits, at China's invitation, in step toward 'formal entry'. multipolarista.com China invited Argentina to attend the 2022 summits of the BRICS economic bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Argentina's ambassador says it's a step toward "formal entry" to the grouping, an alternative to the US-dominated financial system.

____ (2022-05-08). World's largest heavy lift vessel debuts, carries Chinese vaccines to Africa. ecns.cn The world's largest multipurpose heavy lift vessel, the Pilecki, debuted on Thursday, transporting Chinese vaccine production equipment from Shanghai to Morocco to assist Africa in battling COVID-19.

Staff (2022-05-08). At least 11 Egyptian soldiers killed in armed attack in Sinai. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — At least 11 members of the Egyptian military, including an officer, have been killed in an armed attack on the Sinai Peninsula, an army spokesman said.

____ (2022-05-08). Hammadi: Happy to have my name on the volunteer roster. ecns.cn mine Hammadi, from Algeria, greeted his neighbors with his not-so-fluent. "Since becoming a community volunteer, almost every neighbor I meet in the elevator recognizes me. They go,'Oh! You're the foreigner who volunteers.' I am fast becoming a 'celebrity'."

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-05-08). Sharif Sheikh Ahmed registered to contest for Somalia Presidency. plusnews.ug Former President of Somalia, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has on Sunday been duly registered to stand for the country's presidency in the forth coming elections. He becomes the first presidential candidate candidate to be registered. The people of Somalia will go to the polls on May 15. Born 25 July 1964, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed is served …

____ (2022-05-08). Beijing to further improve nucleic acid testing. ecns.cn Beijing will improve the layout of nucleic acid testing (NAT) points to meet citizens' demands and promote the normalization of COVID-19 screening, said a local official on Friday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-08). Gunmen killed population of three villages in Nigeria: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — Gunmen killed at least 48 people in attacks on three villages in northwest Nigeria's Zamfara state, a local official and residents said Sunday.

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